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[Study] The Most Dangerous School Zones for Pedestrians and Bicyclists in NYC

February 13, 2020 in
On October 24, 2014, an 8-year-old girl was killed outside of her school, Luisa Pineiro Fuentes School of Science and Discovery, when a parked vehicle reversed onto the curb and struck her. Nine other pedestrians were injured, including a 9-year-old girl who had just...
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When is an Injury Considered “Catastrophic”?

February 3, 2020 in
An injury that is considered catastrophic is typically more severe than other types of personal injuries. While many types of trauma will heal and allow for a complete recovery, when catastrophic, the result is often significant disfigurement, permanent disabilities, or death. Those who suffer...
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What is the 90/180 Day Rule?

February 2, 2020 in
In order for New York car accident victims to file for damages beyond their no-fault benefits, they must prove they have met the serious injury threshold. One of the serious injury categories under the New York No-Fault law, is the catch-all 90/180 day rule....
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What is New York’s Serious Injury Threshold?

February 1, 2020 in
Victims of motor vehicle accidents may be surprised to learn that not every resulting injury will warrant a personal injury lawsuit. This is due to New York’s “Serious Injury” threshold. Every individual involved in a car accident can obtain no-fault insurance benefits under the...
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What is New York’s Limited “Discovery” Rule?

January 31, 2020 in
The state of New York has implemented a limited “discovery” rule  that can toll the statute of limitations when it comes to certain medical malpractice claims. “Tolling,” means delaying or freezing the typical two-and-a-half years given to victims to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit....
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